donna

noun
don·​na | \ˌdä-nə, ˌdȯ-\
plural donne\-​(ˌ)nā \

Definition of donna 

: an Italian woman especially of rank used as a title prefixed to the given name

First Known Use of donna

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for donna

Italian, from Latin domina

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